TYPE OF COURSE: COMPULSORY SUBJECTS, CHARACTERISTIC OF THE CLASS
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: Italian
ACADEMIC YEAR: 2011/2012
YEAR OF STUDY: 3
SEMESTER: Second semester
NUMBER OF CREDITS: 4
CONTACT HOURS: 32
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Pathophysiology and semeiotics of diseases of the vestibular system. Vestibular stimulation methods.
The student must have sat the examinations of the Integrated Course of Audiometry I,II,III,IV e V.
Course contents summary
Clinical and diagnostic procedures in peripheral vestibular disorders. Labyrinthitis. Menière's disease. Cupolo-canalolithiasis. Vestibular neuronitis. Vertigo in diseases of the central nervous system. Vertigo in the elderly. Rehabilitation therapy.